USFA: New York On-Duty Death

Long Island chief found unresponsive at home

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Chief Darryl Rollins, 42, of the North Amityville Volunteer Fire Company on November 20, 2019.

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at approximately 1900hrs., Chief Darryl Rollins responded to a possible residential fire. He returned home and was found unresponsive early the next morning. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he passed away from a cardiac arrest.

Tribute is being paid to Chief Rollins at

To date, 52 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2019. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

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